Category: Calvin

Struggling with difficult doctrine


A very close friend of mine is struggling to understand the doctrine of election.  She doesn’t have trouble believing that God elects people to salvation.  (She made it through that doctrine and is resting in the assurance of her salvation).  The problem comes upon…

The Certainty of His Word


Much of my reading this weekend in Calvin’s Institutes has focused on scripture. In addition to Calvin’s compelling defense for scripture’s veracity, he writes this: For the Lord has so knit together the certainty of his word and his Spirit, that our minds are…

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